Monday, December 11, 2006

22 Things

December 11 is the 345th day in the Gregorian Calendar and also today's date. Through a series of events I became interested in researching the kinds of things that have happened on this date throughout the past few years. Since I was born in 1985, I decided to start there.
Without further adieu, a list of 22 things that have happened on December 11 since my birth in 1985.

1985 - Wayne Gretzky sets record for most assists in one game; 7. (source)
1986 - Elie Weisel recieves Nobel Peace Prize.
1987 - Throw Momma From the Train was the Number One movie, grossing just over $7 Million. (source)
1988 - Kari Kairamo, former CEO of Nokia, commits suicide.
1989 - Paleface Adios, an Australian Harness Racing Horse, dies at the age of 20.
1990 - John Gotti arrested in New York.
1991 - The Red Dot episode of Seinfeld airs.
1992 - Mega Man III debuts on Nintendo's Game Boy.
1993 - Snoop Doggy Dogg's "Doggy Style" went to Number 1 on the U.S. Album Chart.
1994 - Russian Troops Invade Chechnya. (source)
1995 - Darryl Strawberry charged in California with failing to make child support payments.
1996 - Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse appears on Space Ghost Coast to Coast.
1997 - The Kyoto Protocol, an amendment to the Treaty on Climate Change which dealt with greenhouse gas emissions, is open for signature on the floor of the United Nations.
1998 - The Republican led House Judiciary Committee Passed three articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. (source)
1999 - Full Recovery, an episode of Walker Texas Ranger first aired.
2000 - The U.S. Supreme Court hears the case of Bush v. Gore which decided the 2000 Presidential Election.
2001 - U.S. Prosecutors Zacarias Moussaoui with conspiring to murder thousands in the September 11th suicide hijackings. (source)
2002 - Joe Sakic scored his 500th NHL goal.
2003 - Two men indicted in Virginia for violating state laws concerning bulk e-mails. (source)
2004 - Doctors in Austria confirm that Victor Yushchenko, a Ukranian Presidential Candidate, is suffering from Dioxin Poison. (source)
2005 - Albanian Wikipedia reached 2,500 articles. (As of December 5, it is at 10,500)
2006 - This genius called the police to report the armed robbery of $1,100 worth of marijuana.

P.S. - I don't know why, but if you search "December 11" in Yahoo Images, you get this photo of Borat...

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